A 59-year-old man has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a motorcycle crash on Nova Scotia’s Highway 102.

RMCP say the crash happened Monday morning in the northbound lanes of the highway between exits 11 and 12. The driver collided with a deer.

The area between Brookfield and Stewiacke is expected to be down to one lane for several hours, and drivers are being encouraged to take an alternate route.